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  1. FCA 6112

    FCA 6112

    FCA 6112 between a couple of "maromba" cars. These cars are used to switch on dual gauge yards. Note it has two different trucks:one narrow and other broad gauge. The locomotive is narrow gauge and uses these cars to switch MRS broad gauge cars.
  2. Maromba car

    Maromba car

    A close on the couplers of a MRSL "maromba" car. This car is used to switch on dual gauge yards. Note it has one coupler to broad gauge and other to meter gauge. The car is broad gauge and is connected to a MRSL SD38M. But the narrow gauge coupler is put at side and it is used on...
  3. EFVM GQD-296905-0 Maromba

    EFVM GQD-296905-0 Maromba

    EFVM GQD-296905-0 is a special car called "Maromba". It is used to switch where we have dual gauge. The right side has a broad gauge truck and the left one, a meter gauge truck. Note the coupler at right is also higher that the left one. Here we see it at Lafaiete Bandeira yard, a...
  4. Dual gauge switching

    Dual gauge switching

    FCA Alco MX620 doing a switch on meter gauge cars. The loco has a "maromba" dual gauge car on the rear because it is going to switch broad gauge cars too.
  5. Only in Brazil...

    Only in Brazil...

    Only in Brazil you can meet a car like this. FCA "maromba" car GFD-605848-5E is a dual gauge car used to switch on duial gauge yards. Note it has one truck for each gauge.
  6. FCA QNB-644454-4E

    FCA QNB-644454-4E

    FCA QNB-644454-4E is a flat car used as a "maromba" to switch on bolth narrow and broad gauge. Note it has one truck for each gauge. The cars still using old RFFSA painting.
  7. EFVM GQD-296906-8 Maromba

    EFVM GQD-296906-8 Maromba

    EFVM "maromba" GQD-296906-8. This is a special car to switch cars on dual gauge lines. Each end has a truck with different gauge. The couplers hight is also different on each end.


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